Feb 022014
 

from THE ESSENTIAL BOZ SCAGGS

written by David Foster & Boz Scaggs

When writing the weekly reviews, David Foster’s work is often described as “elegant” and “sophisticated.” Those terms certainly apply to most of the music maker’s extraordinary body of work, but they are especially fitting for Foster’s pop/soul productions of the late seventies and early eighties.

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Nov 202011
 

from ORIGINAL ALBUM CLASSICS

written by David Foster & Boz Scaggs

William Royce “Boz” Scaggs is one of the most respected and successful singers/songwriters in the sophisticated pop/rock music style.
His string of hit albums like “Silk Degrees,” “Down Two Then Left” and “Middle Man” present some of the most elegant and refined blue-eyed soul ever recorded.
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Apr 252010
 

from TWO OF A KIND

written by David Foster & Boz Scaggs

After the massive, platinum plus success of albums like “Silk Degrees,” “Middle Man” and string of big hits like “Lowdown,” “We’re All Alone,” “Jojo” and “Look What You’ve Done To Me,” Boz Scaggs decided to go on hiatus in the early eighties. Continue reading »

Sep 242006
 

From GREATEST HITS LIVE
Written by David Foster & Boz Scaggs

William Royce Scaggs, better known as Boz Scaggs, is one of the most soulful performers of the past 40 years. His albums like “Silk Degrees” and “Middle Man” stand tall among the best examples of blue-eyed soul music. Scaggs started the new millennium with an enchanting record entitled “Dig.” This release is strong evidence that the man still can’t be beat when it comes to those intoxicating Pop/R&B melodies often tinged with jazz and blues overtones. Continue reading »

Jan 222006
 

From URBAN COWBOY
Written by David Foster & Boz Scaggs

“Urban Cowboy,” starring John Travolta and Debra Winger, was a box office hit in 1980. Following the success of the movie, the soundtrack zoomed to the top of the charts selling well over one million copies in the U.S. alone. Among it’s many hits was “Love, Look What You’ve Done To Me.” Continue reading »

Nov 162003
 

From THROUGH THE FIRE
Written by David Foster & Boz Scaggs

Peabo Bryson is without doubt one of the most personal and gifted r&b singers of the last thirty years, whose rich tenor has often visited the top of the charts and shared the bill with singers like Roberta Flack and Natalie Cole. David Foster in 1994 was red hot from the Bodyguard soundtrack triumph, while Bryson was enjoying a very important comeback with his hit duets with Celine Dion and Regina Belle, so they paired for the singer’s new project, “Through The Fire”. Continue reading »